Student writers learn their power at Missouri State

The Write Now! High School Writing Conference at Missouri State University Shaun Tomson explains his metaphorical “I Will” statement, “I will always paddle back out.” Here are some quick photos of the high school writing conference hosted by the Missouri State Center for Writing in College, Career and Community. I took these just a fewContinue reading “Student writers learn their power at Missouri State”

Dear Teachers: Scientology wants to get inside your classroom.

And they don’t need Tom Cruise to do it. A year ago last fall, I scanned the first page of a glossy teacher’s guide, part of a free educator’s kit sent to me (at my request) from Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI), an organization I had discovered in an online search for some teachingContinue reading “Dear Teachers: Scientology wants to get inside your classroom.”